Our Mission Statement

To promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for all living with a life-threatening illness by supporting member hospices and partner organisations.



A dedication to a Grandmother’s love and tenacity

You would never guess by looking at Julie that she was ill. Her smile beams out at everyone she meets, and her peals of laughter can be heard from miles away. At our weekly support group, Julie is always the one lifting everyone else’s spirits, full of positive energy and optimism.

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Circle of Life

With the smell of coffee wafting through the halls from the early morning till late at night. The Stellenbosch Hospice is a constant buzz of human energy. The chattering of the carers and staff keeps a positive environment to what one would expect to be a dreary place.

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A hard, long journey until Bethesda stepped in

Lorenzo Seconds (32) was one of 3 people involved in a terrible accident in October 2016.  Lorenzo sustained serious injuries to both his legs and one arm.  He was transferred from George Hospital to Bethesda’s Intermediate Care Facility 11 October 2016 for continued treatment and rehabilitation.

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Stepping Stone Hospice gives back for Mandela Day

Members of the clinical team at Stepping Stone Hospice spent the morning of Mandela Day, 18 July, handing out knitted toys and winter warmers to the children and mothers in the paediatric and maternity units at Bertha Gxowa Hospital in Germiston and at South Rand Hospital.

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